Prime Minister of Northern Ireland

On June 22, 1921, James Craig, the first Viscount Craigavon, a leader of the Unionist Party, became the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Continue reading

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Continue reading

Irish Horse Racing

5000 pastoral acres (Curragh Plain) in what is known as County Kildare, Ireland may have developed Irish Racing from Horse Races run as early as mid 1st Century. Continue reading

First Westbound Transatlantic Solo Nonstop flight lands in Canada

On August 18th 1932, an English Pilot by the name James A. Mollison landed at Penne field, New Brunswick, Canada Continue reading

Woman to fly a transatlantic solo flight from Canada to Ireland

Amelia Earhart, an American Aviator (a native of Atchison, KS, USA), flew out of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada on May 20th, 1932. Continue reading

Peace between England and Ireland finally

On November 26th 1998, British Prime Minister Tony Blair address the Parliament of the Irish Republic, speaking before 226 Irish legislators in Dublin. Continue reading

Non stop transatlantic flight from Canada to Ireland

Captain John Williams Alcock, Pilot and Lieutenant Arthur Witten Brown, Navigator took a Vickers Vimy Twin Engine (360 horsepower Rolls-Royce Engines) airplane from Canada to Ireland. Continue reading